Almari | In-built cabinet


Category: Manjush
Location: Karyal, Moga, Punjab
Cultural region: Malwa
Materials: Metal, Wood
Metal craft technique: Fittings
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

This almari was made in the kitchen of a residence. It had a wooden frieze painted in the same colours as the doors. A top board of a damaged sandook was removed and fixed on the top of the almari; both as an element of decoration and to preserve the memory of the sandook in material form.

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